Statistics for The Life of Alexander the Great

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  • The average score is 10 of 17

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Hint Answer % Correct
He founded twenty different cities named thisAlexandria
88%
Alexander was king of this Greek kingdomMacedon
86%
He never tried to conquer this Greek city-stateSparta
84%
Famous philosopher who tutored AlexanderAristotle
82%
He conquered this empirePersian
81%
His friend Ptolemy founded a dynasty that ruled this countryEgypt
70%
His army refused to march further after reaching this modern-day countryIndia
68%
He died in this ancient capital near modern-day BaghdadBabylon
63%
Greek military formation he usedPhalanx
62%
He compared himself to this hero of the IliadAchilles
61%
His fatherPhilip II
60%
But Alexander claimed that his father was actually …Zeus (Amun)
58%
Instead of trying to untie this knot, he cut it with a sword{Gordian} Knot
55%
Term for the spread of Greek culture in areas conquered by Alexander{Hellen}ization
55%
Alexander's horse (also the namesake of a city)Bucephalus
28%
His dying words (when asked to whom his empire should go)To the {Strongest}
17%
His closest friend, and possible loverHephaestion
13%

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